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  • Somatosensory agnosia or Tactile agnosia or Astereognosia or Ahylognosia is connected to the sense of touch. People finds it difficult to recognize objects by touch based on its texture, size and weight. However, they may be able to describe it verbally or recognize the same kind of objects from pictures or drawings.

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Thought to be connected to lesions or damage in somatosensory cortex.



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